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  • Idaho company will seek to hire 700Idaho company will seek to hire 700

    A southwestern Idaho company plans to use a $1 million Idaho Workforce Development Training Fund grant to hire about 700 new full-time workers. The Idaho Press-Tribune reported Nov. 17 that CS Beef Packers in Kuna would hire the workers for jobs that pay an average wage of $17.28 per hour plus medical benefits. Jobs include ...

    Idaho Business Review / 33 min. ago
  • Franks' 25 points, 9 boards, 8 assists leads WSU by Idaho St - USA TODAYFranks' 25 points, 9 boards, 8 assists leads WSU by Idaho St - USA TODAY

    CougCenterFranks' 25 points, 9 boards, 8 assists leads WSU by Idaho StUSA TODAYPULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Robert Franks had 25 points, nine rebounds and a career-high eight assists, Malachi Flynn added 15 points and Washington State used a big second-half run to beat Idaho State 83-62 on Saturday. Franks had those numbers with ...Preview: Idaho State at Washington StateReutersRecap: WSU Pulls Away from Idaho State in 2nd Half, Wins 83-62CougCenterall 7 news articles »

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  • Leaders in Law 2017 celebrates 21 honoreesLeaders in Law 2017 celebrates 21 honorees

    Idaho Business Review’s 2017 Leaders in Law networking and awards event on Nov. 16 honored 21 individuals in the law community. The event was sponsored by the University of Idaho College of Law.

    Idaho Business Review / 1 h. 31 min. ago
  • Transmission line between Oregon and Idaho wins approvalTransmission line between Oregon and Idaho wins approval

    The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has signed off on a right-of-way that will allow Idaho Power to build a 293-mile transmission line from Oregon to Idaho. The Interior Department announced the approval Nov. 17, saying it will create nearly 500 jobs. Known as the Boardman-to-Hemingway project, the line will provide additional capacity for exchanging ...

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  • Idaho farmers turn to guest workers to fill labor gapIdaho farmers turn to guest workers to fill labor gap

    Farmers in southern Idaho are increasingly turning to the guest worker program to fill the gap left by the shrinking labor force in the state. Figures from the Idaho Department of Labor show that applications from agricultural businesses seeking workers under the H-2A program increased by 32 percent from 2015 to this year. Most of ...

    Idaho Business Review / 2 h. 21 min. ago
  • Gangs, drugs and supporting police are top priorities for Idaho's newest top prosecutor - Idaho State JournalGangs, drugs and supporting police are top priorities for Idaho's newest top prosecutor - Idaho State Journal

    Idaho State JournalGangs, drugs and supporting police are top priorities for Idaho's newest top prosecutorIdaho State JournalHis 19 years of experience in the Legislature — most of that as Senate majority leader — will inform his work as Idaho's top federal prosecutor. So will the experience of his son's death. Starting as a mourning parent navigating the court system ...

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  • SW Idaho Company to Hire 700 Workers With Workforce Grant - U.S. News & World ReportSW Idaho Company to Hire 700 Workers With Workforce Grant - U.S. News & World Report

    SW Idaho Company to Hire 700 Workers With Workforce GrantU.S. News & World ReportA southwestern Idaho company plans to use a $1 million Idaho Workforce Development Training Fund grant to hire about 700 new full-time workers. Nov. 18, 2017, at 1:30 p.m.. SW Idaho Company to Hire 700 Workers With Workforce Grant ...and more »

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  • Human bones found at S. Idaho construction site - The Spokesman-ReviewHuman bones found at S. Idaho construction site - The Spokesman-Review

    Human bones found at S. Idaho construction siteThe Spokesman-ReviewBURLEY, Idaho – Authorities in south-central Idaho are investigating after construction workers found human bones. Jerome County Sheriff Doug McFall tells The Times-News (http://bit.ly/2zOvbYK) in a story on Friday that a worker preparing an excavation ...and more »

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  • The late Orval Hansen to lie in state at the Capitol on MondayThe late Orval Hansen to lie in state at the Capitol on Monday

    The late Idaho Congressman Orval Hansen, who died Nov. 2 at the age of 91, will lie in state in the rotunda of the state Capitol on Monday from 9 a.m. to noon; his family will be on hand to greet those who come to pay their respects. That will be followed by funeral services at St. Michael's Cathedral, across from the Capitol at 518 N. 8th St., from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. A reception will be held afterward in the cathedral's parish hall.

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  • New Candidate For State Senate District 11New Candidate For State Senate District 11

    The Idaho Press Tribune reports, Brooks says he has been disappointed that the Legislature decided to raise taxes and increase spending when budget surpluses have exceeded $100 million. He said excessive taxation and over-regulation hurts farmers and small businesses.

    Idaho News / 14 h. 26 min. ago
  • Rush offense struggles in loss to Idaho - Rapid City JournalRush offense struggles in loss to Idaho - Rapid City Journal

    Rapid City JournalRush offense struggles in loss to IdahoRapid City JournalThe Rapid City Rush came into Friday night's matchup with Idaho looking to get back to their recent winning ways after dropping the first of a three game series with the Steelheads on Wednesday night. In a game that didn't see much scoring in the first ...and more »

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  • College of Idaho has 11 different players score in win against Lewis-Clark State - Idaho Press-TribuneCollege of Idaho has 11 different players score in win against Lewis-Clark State - Idaho Press-Tribune

    Idaho Press-TribuneCollege of Idaho has 11 different players score in win against Lewis-Clark StateIdaho Press-TribuneCollege of Idaho guard Keun Palu-Thompson (2) drives down the court during Friday's game against Lewis-Clark State. Chris Bronson/IPT. College of Idaho vs Lewis-Clark State Basketball. Buy Now. College of Idaho forward Evan Henning (4) lays in a shot ...

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  • Idaho will have to rely on backup quarterback to keep bowl hopes alive against Coastal Carolina - The Spokesman-ReviewIdaho will have to rely on backup quarterback to keep bowl hopes alive against Coastal Carolina - The Spokesman-Review

    The Spokesman-ReviewIdaho will have to rely on backup quarterback to keep bowl hopes alive against Coastal CarolinaThe Spokesman-ReviewMOSCOW, Idaho – Idaho will have to keep its slim bowl hopes alive without record-setting quarterback Matt Linehan in its final home game. Linehan, who injured his throwing hand late in the Vandals 24-21 loss to Troy, is out for at least another week ...Everything you need to know for Coastal Carolina at IdahoMyrtle Beach Sun Newsall 6 news articles »

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  • NAFTA under Negotiations Part 2: A Brief Look at Idaho Agriculture - Idaho Press-TribuneNAFTA under Negotiations Part 2: A Brief Look at Idaho Agriculture - Idaho Press-Tribune

    NAFTA under Negotiations Part 2: A Brief Look at Idaho AgricultureIdaho Press-TribuneThe center of Idaho dairy is the Magic Valley region, which holds 57 percent of the dairy farms and 72 percent of the dairy cows in the state, according to the Idaho Dairymen's Association. The remaining dairy farms are in the Treasure Valley and ...and more »

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  • Slight Rise in Idaho Unemployment for October - U.S. News & World ReportSlight Rise in Idaho Unemployment for October - U.S. News & World Report

    The Spokesman-ReviewSlight Rise in Idaho Unemployment for OctoberU.S. News & World ReportBOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho's unemployment rate increased a tenth of a percent to 2.9 percent in October. The Idaho Department of Labor in a news release Friday says it's the first rise in the state's unemployment rate in eight years. The agency says ...Idaho businesses, industry, agencies, other groups come together at 'Climate Summit'The Spokesman-ReviewIdaho unemployment edges upKXLY SpokaneIdaho's October unemployment rate edges up to 2.9 percent6 On Your Sideall 9 news articles »

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  • Richard Bonney selected as CEO of Meridian ChamberRichard Bonney selected as CEO of Meridian Chamber

    Richard Bonney has been chosen as the new CEO of the Meridian Chamber of Commerce. Bonney was most recently east Idaho director of the Idaho Associated General Contractors. He was previously membership and communications director for the Idaho Falls Chamber of Commerce, where he was responsible for advertising and marketing, social media, and the website. ...

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  • Taking opportunities in a changing climate - Fri, 17 Nov 2017 PSTTaking opportunities in a changing climate - Fri, 17 Nov 2017 PST

    Idaho and the Palouse face a host of climate issues both today and in the future. The question, said Kate Gordon, senior adviser at the Paulson Institute, is whether Idaho will capture the economic opportunities the changing climate brings its way.

    Idaho News / 1 d. 6 h. 49 min. ago
  • Experts: Idaho hatchery built to save salmon is killing them - Seattle TimesExperts: Idaho hatchery built to save salmon is killing them - Seattle Times

    Seattle TimesExperts: Idaho hatchery built to save salmon is killing themSeattle TimesFILE – In this Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, file photo provided by Idaho Fish and Game, Snake River sockeye salmon that returned from the Pacific Ocean to Idaho over the summer swim in a holding tank at the Eagle Fish Hatchery in southwestern Idaho.The public paid $14 million for an Idaho hatchery — and all its fish have been dyingTri-City Heraldall 16 news articles »

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  • The Idaho presidentsThe Idaho presidents

    A few years ago when I put together a list of the 100 most influential Idahoans, Boise State University President Robert Kustra ranked at number eight. Some people thought that was a little high; but others might have edged him higher yet.

    Idaho News / 1 d. 11 h. 52 min. ago
  • Kim Nadler joins Zions Bank as an executive banking relationship managerKim Nadler joins Zions Bank as an executive banking relationship manager

    Kim Nadler has joined Zions Bank as an executive banking relationship manager. She is based at the bank’s Eagle and Chinden Financial Center in Boise. Nadler has 15 years of banking experience, including roles as a branch manager with Bank of the Cascades, operations manager with Central Willamette Credit Union and client services officer for Burlingame Bank ...

    Idaho Business Review / 1 d. 14 h. 16 min. ago more
  • Roundup 11.17.17 Roundup 11.17.17 

    Allante Partners LLC purchased a 7,828-square-foot single-tenant flex investment property at 1025 E. Exchange Street in Boise.  Randy Limani of Arthur Berry & Co. and Jim Hosac of Intermountain Commercial Real Estate handled the transaction. Casandra Thompson and Bradly Bull purchased a 2,828-square-foot warehouse/shop building at 698 N. Oregon Street in Ontario.  Ron Winkler of ...

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  • Idaho agriculture expected to show slight profits this year Idaho agriculture expected to show slight profits this year 

    Idaho farmers were braced to see profits continue slumping this year, said Garth Taylor, ag economist at the University of Idaho. Idaho farm incomes declined in each of the past two years, and poor commodity prices have tanked farm earnings in the Midwest. Experts expected that financial pain to extend to Idaho, but early forecasts ...

    Idaho Business Review / 1 d. 14 h. 16 min. ago
  • Future Public School holds groundbreaking ceremonyFuture Public School holds groundbreaking ceremony

    Co-founders of Future Public School, Amanda Cox and Brad Petersen, held a groundbreaking ceremony and celebration at the Boys & Girls Club of Garden City on Nov. 14. They invited key partners to perform a ceremonial dig: Mayor John Evans, Erstad Architects, Radix Construction, Building Hope, Bluum, the Boys & Girls Club, and some of the ...

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  • Warehouse, infrastructure owners buck sluggish REIT marketWarehouse, infrastructure owners buck sluggish REIT market

    While the broader stock market has been steadily racking up gains and posting new highs, companies that own real estate have been lagging, with some notable exceptions. Losses by struggling mall and shopping center owners have weighed on real estate investment trusts, offsetting healthy gains by residential and industrial REITs. Rising interest rates, which can ...

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  • Survivalist migration movement grows in the NorthwestSurvivalist migration movement grows in the Northwest

    A highly sensationalized effort is quietly gaining momentum across the Northwest. Some people call members of the movement political refugees, others just call them crazy.

    Idaho News / 1 d. 21 h. 8 min. ago
  • Ratepayers paid $14 million for an Idaho hatchery a " and all its fish have been dyingRatepayers paid $14 million for an Idaho hatchery a " and all its fish have been dying

    Only 157 endangered Snake River sockeye salmon returned to the Sawtooth Valley this year - and not one of them came from a $14 million hatchery built to help their recovery. The Springfield Hatchery opened in eastern Idaho in 2013, paid for by the Bonneville Power Administration - a federal agency that markets power from dams in the Northwest and whose ratepayers provide a major source of funding for regional salmon recovery.

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  • Meridian Dream (nightmare) Comes TrueMeridian Dream (nightmare) Comes True

    Ten years ago the GUARDIAN reported on the potential accounting problems when a developer is allowed to divert Idaho sales tax to personal use. That's what ITD did at the VILLAGE Mall in Meridian.

    Idaho News / 3 d. 1 h. 3 min. ago
  • Idaho Climate SummitIdaho Climate Summit

    Nov. 16, 9:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. and Nov. 17, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $99. Boise State University, Boise State Student Union, 1910 University Drive, 208-426-5800, idahoclimatesummit.com .

    Idaho News / 3 d. 12 h. 52 min. ago
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  • Boy dead, woman injured in eastern Idaho shootingBoy dead, woman injured in eastern Idaho shooting

    Officials in eastern Idaho say a 15-year-old boy died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound and a 43-year-old woman he shot in the head is recovering. The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office tells the Idaho State Journal that the shooting occurred at about 6:15 p.m. Saturday.

    Idaho News / 4 d. 5 h. 35 min. ago
  • Idaho's October revenues took a hit as state made catch-up payment...Idaho's October revenues took a hit as state made catch-up payment...

    The Village at Meridian, a giant shopping center that includes restaurants, cafes, upscale shopping, a 15-screen movie theater, fountain plaza and more, was Idaho's second STAR project, which allows the developer of a large retail project to finance public road improvements up-front, then be paid back over the years through refunds of 60 percent of the sales tax collected from the project. BOISE - Idaho state tax revenues fell below forecasts in October for the first time this fiscal year, coming in $8 million short - and a quarter of the shortfall was because of an unexpectedly big one-time payment of $2.7 million to the developer of the giant Village at Meridian retail project.

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  • Idaho's October revenues took a hit as state made catch-up payment to Meridian developerIdaho's October revenues took a hit as state made catch-up payment to Meridian developer

    The Village at Meridian, a giant shopping center that includes restaurants, cafes, upscale shopping, a 15-screen movie theater, fountain plaza and more, was Idaho's second STAR project, which allows the developer of a large retail project to finance public road improvements up-front, then be paid back over the years through refunds of 60 percent of the sales tax collected from the project. BOISE - Idaho state tax revenues fell below forecasts in October for the first time this fiscal year, coming in $8 million short and a quarter of the shortfall was because of an unexpectedly big one-time payment of $2.7 million to the developer of the giant Village at Meridian retail project.

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  • The Wall Street Journal: An argument for putting water on the free marketThe Wall Street Journal: An argument for putting water on the free market

    In the U.S., yields from four major crops will drop by as much as 40% on average by the end of the century due to a warming climate, according to a recent study in the journal Science. And while reducing carbon emissions to minimize future warming is by far the most cost-effective means for avoiding this outcome, it is increasingly clear that some amount of adaptation will also be needed.

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  • Elections chief: No wrongdoing in gubernatorial complaintElections chief: No wrongdoing in gubernatorial complaint

    The Idaho Secretary of State's office says a new complaint into a Republican gubernatorial candidate's campaign finances was resolved long ago. The Spokesman-Review reports that Taso Kinnas, a former treasurer for the Idahoans for Liberty PAC, filed a complaint Thursday with the secretary of state targeting Boise businessman and first-time gubernatorial candidate Tommy Ahlquist.

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  • The Idaho Stop Law: Reviewing current bicycle laws in IdahoThe Idaho Stop Law: Reviewing current bicycle laws in Idaho

    The Idaho Stop Law allows bicyclists to yield at a stop sign and treat a stop light as a stop sign. Photo by Axel Quartarone.

    Idaho News / 6 d. 2 h. 45 min. ago